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Nov. 7, 2017

Veteran and educator makes return visit to motivate Land and Maritime workforce

“Three hundred and thirty million Americans lay claim to the rights, liberties and securities provided by this nation, but not a single one of them is obligated to defend them. Veterans are pledged to protect and defend those rights, liberties and securities that every American enjoys. Today we salute veterans for their selfless and patriotic service,” said retired Army Reserve Maj. Gen. Dennis Laich. He is currently the director of the Ohio Dominican University’s PATRIOTS Program.

Oct. 20, 2017

Abilities on display at Land and Maritime awareness event

Members of the Defense Federal Community in Central Ohio recognized National Disability Employment Awareness Month at an Oct. 16 event that highlighted the government’s AbilityOne Program.

Oct. 16, 2017

DLA Land and Maritime associate earns Secretary of Defense’s top disability award

Tom Comeans never let go of his vision for the future even when his eyesight failed him. For his dedication, the Secretary of Defense honored him Oct. 5 with the Department of Defense’s top award recognizing the contributions of employees with disabilities.

Oct. 12, 2017

Agency regains winning edge at 37th Annual Disability Awards ceremony

The Pentagon Disability Awards Ceremony Oct. 5 honored the Defense Logistics Agency and Thomas Q. Comeans, a small business specialist at DLA Land and Maritime, for their achievements.

Oct. 5, 2017

Celebrate National Coming Out Day

October 11 marks the 29th anniversary of National Coming Out Day.

Oct. 4, 2017

Defense Federal Community celebrates the accomplishments of Hispanic Americans

Central Ohio’s Defense Federal Community celebrated its 2017 National Hispanic Heritage Month during a ceremony on Sept. 27 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus. Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime and Defense Finance and Accounting Service Columbus’ Equal Employment Opportunity Offices and the Hispanic Employment Program sponsored the event.

Sept. 25, 2017

Resiliency and Preparedness resources on display at DSCC info fair

An information resource fair capped off a month of events aimed at improving the health and well-being of federal employees at the Defense Supply Center Columbus.

Sept. 14, 2017

Members show pride in LGBT events

The Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Special Emphasis Program reported a spike in membership over the summer following their Pride Month celebration and participation in Diversity and Inclusion Day.

Sept. 1, 2017

DLA Land and Maritime recognizes associates and their service dogs during National Service Dog Month

As part of National Service Dog Month, DLA Land and Maritime recognizes service dogs who provide assistance, companionship, independence, peace of mind and protection to their owners and associates.

Sept. 1, 2017

Adept and Adapting

DLA’s Workforce Recruitment Program helps recruit employees whose talents overshadow their disabilities.